Flos Honors Innovations of the Past and Looks Toward the Future in Celebrating 60th Anniversary
In its 60-year history, Flos has served as an ideas lab for some of the world’s brightest designers, both past and present: Michael Anastassiades, Achille and Pier Giacomo Castiglioni, Konstantin Grcic, Afra and Tobia Scarpa, Philippe Starck. The Castiglioni brothers gave the brand an early hit: Arco, which, designed in 1962, is also celebrating its 60th anniversary and has been in continuous production ever since. Inspired by streetlights, they conceived the floor lamp as an overhead one that didn’t require drilling into the ceiling, its spun aluminum reflector extending almost 7 feet from a Carrara marble base, connected by a curved stainless-steel stem high enough to walk under. Their Taccia table lamp from the same year is similarly enduring. The only change to both is the addition of an LED option.
Philippe Starck Teams Up With Andreu World on Sustainable Seating Line
Phillippe Starck’s first collaboration with the sustainability gurus at Andreu World is Adela Rex, a seating line made entirely of FSC–certified oak or walnut plywood, created by forming Starck’s sleek 3-D geometries…
10 Questions With… Michael Anastassiades
“Who isn’t?” Michael Anastassiades replies, when asked if he is inspired by Alexander Calder, the American sculptor known for his mobiles. Last year, when named Maison & Objet&nb…
Q&A: Giovanna Castiglioni on Her Father Achille’s Legacy
The daughter of Achille Castiglioni, Giovanna Castiglioni works to raise awareness on his impact and keep his designs in production into the future.
Glimpse This Fashion Designer’s Collection for Farrow & Ball
Fashion designer Christopher John Rogers’ latest endeavor is Carte Blanche, a capsule collection of paints and wallpapers for U.K.’s Farrow & Ball.
Anna Karlin Unveils a Shapely New Furniture and Lighting Collection
Product designer Anna Karlin’s hotly anticipated fall collection of lighting, furniture, and objects comes together after three years in the making.
8 Conversation-Worthy Fittings and Fixtures
From colorful stained-glass tiles to sleek faucets and architectural-inspired fixtures, these kitchen and bath accents double as conversation starters.